A disrupter of habit, it stops the living in their tracks, says Lucy Kellaway

 

Britain’s economy is doing better than many people expected after the vote to leave the European Union. Barney Thompson asks Chris Giles, the FT’s economics editor, which sectors are doing best and whether the momentum can be sustained.

 

Duolingo cofounder and chief executive Luis von Ahn talks to the FT’s Tim Bradshaw about creating the snackable language learning app that now serves more than 150m global users, and how the company’s model can be translated into other digital education tools.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the launch of the first new clearing bank in the UK in 200 years, Deutsche Bank pay and the friction in the US between Trump’s protectionist policies and banks’ desire to employ staff in Asia. With special guest Nick Odgen, executive chairman of Clear Bank.

 

Nick Ogden, the entrepreneur behind the online payment platform Worldpay has launched the UK’s first new clearing bank in 200 years. He tells the FT’s Patrick Jenkins and Emma Dunkley how Clear Bank came about. Music by Kevin MacLeod

 

Europeans are worried about a new mood of trade protectionism in the US. What are the implications for world trade and how will Europe respond? John Murray Brown discusses the issue with Shawn Donnan, the FT’s world trade editor, and Stefan Wagstyl, Berlin bureau chief. Music by David Sappa. Picture credit: Bloomberg

 

The Japanese hit has been renamed and redefined by western artists from the Gipsy Kings to Snoop Dogg. Credits: JB Production, K-Tel, New Jersey, 2012 Carinco Neue Medien AG

 

With the FT’s George Parker, Jim Pickard, Andy Bounds and Miranda Green. Presented by Jonathan Derbyshire.

 

Economist Sebastian Edwards joins Cardiff Garcia to discuss the modern emergence of populism, and how his research of populist economics can be applied to Donald Trump’s economic agenda.

 

Itchy investors are saying goodbye and good riddance to February in the forex market. Kathleen Brooks of City Index tells Roger Blitz that there is much more to look forward to in March, but for the moment, dollar uncertainty is the dominant theme, followed by rising European political risk and a more measured view of Brexit